August 1, 2019
Spring Hill man left his mark on Minnesota rock and roll scene
This 1963 photo was taken during Dick Clark’s Caravan of Stars tour of the East Coast in 1963. (L to R) Dick Clark, Jerry Haacke, Joel Shapiro, Myron
May 1, 2019
Picture it, a family standing around their piano as mother, father, brother or sister sits down to play the instrument, while the rest of the family members gaze with pride and sing in harmony. Add to that…whoever is playing, is ...
March 1, 2019
John and Gail Carpenter, known as The Singing Sweethearts, have been singing together for more than 50 years with opera companies, with symphonies and in concert. After moving from Colorado Springs to Mankato in August 2016 to be near their ...
November 1, 2018
Those who have attended the shows in Medora, North Dakota, understand the “magic of Medora.” For the last few years, that magic has been brought on the road in the form of A Magical Medora Christma
s, a traveling Christmas ...
October 1, 2018
“I had a great aunt years ago who had a saying…people ask me how I’m doing and I say ‘I’m still kicking but I’m not raising much dust.’”
Berge Johnson, of Spicer, plays a violin, one of the many instruments
September 1, 2018
Alexandria teacher started assembling community orchestra 10 years ago
Ten years ago Brad Lambrecht had a “pipe dream” about starting a community orchestra that could offer symphonic music for all to enjoy, right in the middle of Minnesota in the ...
September 1, 2018
German singer who performed in New Ulm decides to move to the area a few years later
Angela Jahr liked the area so much when she
performed at Heritagefest in New Ulm, she and
her husband moved to the area
June 1, 2017
Long Prairie woman learns to play harp in retirement
Susan Kroll, after a lifetime of providing health care around the world and delivering more babies than even she could count, has taken up playing the harp. Forget any connotations about ...
October 1, 2015
Johnnie and Ruth Sturgeon, of Clarkfield,
fell in love with each other and music during their high school years when they both participated in the school band. Johnnie played the trombone, and Ruth played the French horn.
April 30, 2014
Brandon man has been playing since he was a little boy
Bob Piotrowski was born with music in his soul, just itching to be unleashed. Using music to express himself, he admits that ideas are always “rolling through my veins.” ...